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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 8

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 25

    re3data is a registry of research data repositories from across the globe

    re3data is a registry of research data repositories from across the globe
    Robert Ulrich, KIT Library, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology – “Research data are valuable and ubiquitous. But the sustainable availability of research data is a challenge for all stakeholders in the scientific community and…
  • Apr 25

    Treasury Encourages Taxpayers To Check Withholding Amount

    Treasury Encourages Taxpayers To Check Withholding Amount
    “As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many Americans will see more money in their paychecks due to changes that include the increase in the standard deduction and lower tax rates and brackets. Treasury wants to encourage all…
  • Apr 25

    OECD – How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economie

    OECD – How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economie
    “How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economies is the result of a project carried out by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization, with support from the European Union. The report covers…
Rank this Week: 12

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 26

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 25

    OPINIONS – April 24, 2018

    OPINIONS – April 24, 2018
    Marriage of Farmer and Cassady DA 17-0523 2018 MT 101N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. R. Mascarena DA 16-0679 2018 MT 100N Criminal – Dangerous Drugs State v. R. Wick DA 17-0185 2018 MT 99N Criminal – Revocation State…
  • Apr 19

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2018

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2018
    State v. C. Ankeny DA 15-0238 2018 MT 91 Criminal – Assault-Partner/Family
  • Apr 18

    OPINIONS – April 17, 2018

    OPINIONS – April 17, 2018
    State v. D. Zimmerman DA 16-0687 2018 MT 94 Criminal – DUI-Felony State v. M. Lau DA 15-0270 2018 MT 93 Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate State v. D. Sherlock DA 16-0705 2018 MT 92 Criminal – Justice Court Appeal State v. C.…
Rank this Week: 32

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 26

    Universal Pharmacare in Canada

    Universal Pharmacare in Canada
    The federal Standing Committee on Health is recommending a single-payer, universal prescription drug plan for Canada. The recommendation came in its report Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for all Canadians (in PDF), tabled in…
  • Apr 26

    Law Schools’ Dirty Little Secret

    Law Schools’ Dirty Little Secret
    Left-leaning social justice warriors have captured Canadian law schools. So goes recent commentary in the National Post (see, e.g. recent columns by Barbara Kay, Bruce Pardy and Christie Blatchford). Law profs “espouse and impose a…
  • Apr 26

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Harrington on the Essential Associate

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Harrington on the Essential Associate
    Periodically on Thursdays, we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this…
Rank this Week: 68

The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Apr 26

    Blurb Card

    Blurb Card
    The post Blurb Cards appeared first on School of Law.
  • Mar 16

    Law Library After Hour

    Law Library After Hour
    The circulation desk will be open reduced hours, 8am – 5pm, during Spring Break, but even after the library staff goes home, you can still get help finding and checking out materials thanks to a couple of great library tools!……
  • Feb 12

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday
    Want to increase your research skills but don’t have a lot of free time? The Oklahoma City University Law Library will be launching a new series of quick tutorials starting on Monday, February 16th! We call them Mastery Mondays, and…
Rank this Week: 97

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 93

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Apr 25

    Numbers, Numbers, Number

    Numbers, Numbers, Number
    Congress did not adopt the practice of printing numbers on bills until the 19th century.  By the end of the end of the 16th Congress, both chambers assigned numbers to bills; however, neither chamber immediately assigned sequential…
  • Apr 24

    The “Lieber Code” – the First Modern Codification of the Laws of War

    The “Lieber Code” – the First Modern Codification of the Laws of War
    On April 24, 1863, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued “General Orders No. 100: Instructions for the Government of the Armies of the United States in the Field,” commonly known as the “Lieber Code” after its…
  • Apr 23

    Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for April 2018, Part 2

    Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for April 2018, Part 2
    Robert shared the news about our first release in April, which included enhancing the search result sorting.  With this release, we add some additional new features for alerts, such as the ability to edit and change your saved…
Rank this Week: 154

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 177

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 174

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 162

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Updated International Law Research Guides From GlobaLex

    Updated International Law Research Guides From GlobaLex
    GlobaLex, the electronic collection created by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law, recently updated some of its research guides:A Legal Analysis of "Space Asset" Under the 2012 Space Protocol to…
  • Apr 25

    Manitoba Law Reform Commission Consultation Report on The Beneficiary Designation Act

    Manitoba Law Reform Commission Consultation Report on The Beneficiary Designation Act
    The Manitoba Law Reform Commission has published a consultation paper on The Beneficiary Designation Act (Retirement, Savings and Other Plans):"Pension plans, insurance proceeds, and other retirement savings vehicles play an important role in…
  • Apr 23

    CanLII Announces More Commentary

    CanLII Announces More Commentary
    CanLII, the Canadian legal Information Institute that makes legal information content available to Canadians free of charge, has been aggressively adding commentary to its online collections in recent months.As a recent blog post on its site…
Rank this Week: 307

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    The USPTO wants your comments about patent "claim elements"

    The USPTO wants your comments about patent "claim elements"
    Since the Berkheimer decision ( CAFC, 2017-1437, February 8, 2018), there has been a lot of discussion about claim elements. The comment period is open until August 20, 2018. The USPTO will receive comments via email…
  • Apr 17

    What do Texas, Virginia and Montana have in common? Online Notarization!

    What do Texas, Virginia and Montana have in common? Online Notarization!
    Effective July 1, 2018, Texas House Bill 1217 will go into effect. It amends Civil Practice and Remedy Code section 121.006 by adding sections (c) and (d), and section 406 of the Government Code.This new law should benefit remote…
  • Mar 10

    Do you have digital assets in your Texas estate?

    Do you have digital assets in your Texas estate?
    The Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act was added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 400 (S.B. 1193), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.Digital assets are electronic records in which someone has a personal interest or…
Rank this Week: 276

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 16

    Summer Access (& Beyond) to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw

    Summer Access (& Beyond) to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw
    The three legal research databases, Bloomberg Law, Lexis & Westlaw, are available to Brooklyn Law School students this summer.   There is also continuing access for May 2018 graduates.  See the details below: Bloomberg…
  • Apr 12

    Lynching in America

    Lynching in America
    Earlier this month, Oprah Winfrey reported on 60 Minutes on the Alabama memorial dedicated to thousands of African-American men, women and children lynched over a 70-year period following the Civil War. The project is being led by criminal…
  • Apr 11

    Understanding the Attorney-Client Privilege

    Understanding the Attorney-Client Privilege
    The raid of President Trump’s personal attorney’s law office raises questions of how the F.B.I and federal prosecutors will safeguard documents that fall under the attorney-client privilege.  If you want to learn about the…
Rank this Week: 277

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    RSS Keeps Plunking Along

    RSS Keeps Plunking Along
    David Whelan has a very good post up that revisits the current usage and role of RSS feed readers.I think he's got it right when he says that RSS isn't dead; it's simply sitting within the underlying nuts-and-bolts of the internet.I hadn't…
  • Apr 3

    Quickscribe Annotations for March 2018

    Quickscribe Annotations for March 2018
    Here are the latest updates to Quickscribe Online - the following legislation received new annotations in March:Medicare Protection Act (annotations by Kimberly Jakeman, Harper Grey LLP)Partnership Act, Legal Services Society Act (annotations…
  • Mar 3

    Quickscribe Annotations for February 2018

    Quickscribe Annotations for February 2018
    Below are the BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe in February.Margaret Mason - Norton Rose Fullbright LLP - Societies ActKimberly Jakeman - Harper Grey LLP – Health Professions ActQuickscribe also recently welcomed a new…
Rank this Week: 271

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Feb 28

    Another manner of treason: The trial and execution of Catherine Bevan in New Castle, Delaware

    Another manner of treason: The trial and execution of Catherine Bevan in New Castle, Delaware
    On September 10, 1731, in New Castle, Delaware, 50 year old Catherine Bevan and Peter Murphy, a young servant, were executed for the murder of Catherine’s husband Henry Bevan. Peter was hanged, but Catherine had been sentenced to death…
  • Aug 31

    Labor Day weekend hour

    Labor Day weekend hour
    Below are the library hours for Labor Day weekend. Enjoy your holiday! September 2 9 am. to 5 p.m. September 3 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. September 4 CLOSED For more information on library hours see our webpage.
  • Jul 27

    Summer hour

    Summer hour
    The law library hours for the rest of the summer are below. We will resume regular hours on Monday, August 13. Enjoy your summer! Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Rank this Week: 249

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 267

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 244

Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
Rank this Week: 238

The Garbrecht Gazette

The Garbrecht Gazette

Covers library news, recent acqusitions, sponsered events, training sessions, legal news, and legal research tips. From the Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library at the University of Maine School of Law.

http://umainelawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Get This Award Winner For Your Collection

    The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Get This Award Winner For Your Collection
    Congratulations to Professor Malick Ghachem!  His recent book, The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution, published by Cambridge University Press, has recently been awarded the American Historical Association's 2012 Major Book Prize. …
  • Sep 6

    Ebook Versions of Federal Rules--FREE from CALI and LLI

    Ebook Versions of Federal Rules--FREE from CALI and LLI
    CALI, in cooperation with the Cornell Legal Information Institute is offering free, downloadable versions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Evidence in Ebook form. They are avaiable from CALI's eLangdell…
  • Aug 31

    Sports Law Symposium: Law and the Olympic Movement

    Sports Law Symposium: Law and the Olympic Movement
    The University of Maine School of Law and the Sports Law Group at the law firm of Preti, Flaherty are sponsoring a symposium on September 13, 2011 entitled "Law and the Olympic Movement". The distinguished panel will be discussing many issues…
Rank this Week: 285

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Open Dalloz : de l'open washing à Elasticsearch

    Open Dalloz : de l'open washing à Elasticsearch
    L'éditeur juridique Dalloz a lancé fin 2016 le site Open Dalloz. Admirable initiative dans les intentions. Mais qui n'a pas mené (et ne mènera pas) Dalloz très loin, j'en ai peur. En revanche, elle abrite…
  • Apr 25

    Ebauche d'un code des bonnes pratiques des sites web public

    Ebauche d'un code des bonnes pratiques des sites web public
    Mon collègue Rémy Lériginier (Faculté de droit de Poitiers) écrit sur son compte Twitter (@rlerignier) : « Chers webmasters de sites institutionnels qui supprimez ou modifiez les flux RSS sans…
  • Apr 25

    La presse française face aux kiosques presse en ligne (SFR News, Apple News ...)

    La presse française face aux kiosques presse en ligne (SFR News, Apple News ...)
    Les kiosques de presse en ligne à prix forfaitaire du style SFR News ou Apple News menacent la rentabilité des journaux, selon un article de la Tribune du 19 avril : Comment Apple compte devenir le Netflix de la presse. Sylvain…
Rank this Week: 375

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    It's all zen to me

    It's all zen to me
    Do you know who/what I am? Yes, I am a law Librarian but more importantly, I am a savior. Well, not the Savior, but one of them, I suspect.At least that's what they lady told me the other day when I pulled a rabbit out of her hat.…
  • Apr 16

    That's Life

    That's Life
    Do you dream when you sleep?  Have you ever had that dream that you had prepared for the biggest presentation of your life?  You have your charts and handouts all ready, you've ordered the freshest danishes and then...you…
  • Apr 9

    Save the Children!

    Save the Children!
    I don't know when it started but do you remember when they started putting pictures of missing children on milk cartons?  Of course, most people (and politicians) ignore those things until it's their kid on the carton and then…
Rank this Week: 404

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    New database in HeinOnline: McGill Air and Space Law

    New database in HeinOnline: McGill Air and Space Law
    Our HeinOnline subscription contains a new database: McGill Institute of Air and Space Law Publications. It includes complete coverage of the Annals of Air and Space Law, nearly 50 titles and 50,000 pages. The McGill Institute and Centre of…
  • Apr 11

    Federal Register digitized in entirety by GPO

    Federal Register digitized in entirety by GPO
    The Government Publishing Office and the National Archives' Office of the Federal Register announced that they have digitized every issue of the Federal Register back to its beginning in 1936, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued…
  • Apr 6

    ABA announces major restructuring

    ABA announces major restructuring
    The ABA journal has an article titled "Massive restructuring at the ABA will rehouse entities under 9 centers" that outlines the soon-to-be effected changes in how the organization is structured. The ABA website still reflects the "old"…
Rank this Week: 379

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 14

    Library Stuff Returns?!

    Library Stuff Returns?!
    Maybe. I’m just playing around with Tumblr. https://library-stuff.tumblr.com/ Follow me there or grab the RSS feed https://library-stuff.tumblr.com/r
  • Jul 24

    National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Record

    National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Record
    “Today at 8 a.m., the National Archives released a group of documents (the first of several expected releases), along with 17 audio files, previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. The…
  • Jul 19

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER
    “Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History…
Rank this Week: 349

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 30

    How to Access TWEN

    How to Access TWEN
    If your professor is using TWEN as their course management tool this semester, watch this screencast on YouTube to make sure you are able to find and use TWEN. If you have any questions, contact one of the law librarians!
  • Aug 23

    Welcome, Class of 2020!

    Welcome, Class of 2020!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2020 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 23

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.
    The 17th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has just been released and BYU Law students and faculty have access to the newest edition online. A link to the Chicago Manual of Style Online is available from the law … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 390

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Aug 15

    Today in Legal History: FDR Signs Social Security Act

    Today in Legal History: FDR Signs Social Security Act
    On August 15, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. Responding to the widespread suffering caused by the Great Depression, President Roosevelt asked Congress for “social security”…
  • Aug 5

    Today in Legal History: Lincoln Signs the Revenue Act, Imposing First Federal Income Tax

    Today in Legal History: Lincoln Signs the Revenue Act, Imposing First Federal Income Tax
    On August 5, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Revenue Act, passed by Congress, implementing the first income tax ever levied by the federal government. A month earlier, President Lincoln met with Congress to deal with the national…
  • Aug 2

    Today in Legal History: Delegates Sign Declaration of Independence

    Today in Legal History: Delegates Sign Declaration of Independence
    On August 2, 1776, the Continental Congressional delegates signed the Declaration of Independence, announcing that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as independent states and no longer part of the British Colonies. The…
Rank this Week: 334

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jan 26

    Why legal intranets lets users down!

    Why legal intranets lets users down!
    For anyone who manages an intranet in a law firm, a recent webinar by BA Insight will definitely be of interest. Called "Why Legal Intranets Let Users Down"The Webinar starts with an introduction to the four main issues that BA Insight see as…
  • Jan 4

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!
    It's hot and chrismassy...a win win situation!It seems odd to be writing about something in 2016, that took place in 2015. But that's exactly what I'm doing in this post, which as you may have spotted is called "The future of enterprise…
  • Nov 16

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?
    Two articles recently published on the CMS Wire website have caught my attention because they mention both Social and Knowledge Management, two of my favourite subjects :-)In the first article called "Social to Knowledge Management's Rescue"…
Rank this Week: 395

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 427

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Apr 25

    Get Ready for your Summer Internship or Post-Grad Employment by Booking a Research Appointment

    Get Ready for your Summer Internship or Post-Grad Employment by Booking a Research Appointment
    Whether you are heading to a law firm, a judicial clerkship, the prosecutor’s office or a legal services organization, the Law Library wants to help you succeed! Sign up for a 15-minute appointment to talk with a reference librarian…
  • Apr 11

    First Amendment and the Second Gilded Age: Mitchell Lecture Exhibit

    First Amendment and the Second Gilded Age: Mitchell Lecture Exhibit
    Professor Jack M. Balkin, Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School, will present a lecture, “The First Amendment and the Second Gilded Age,” on Friday, April 13, 2018.…
  • Apr 5

    John Oliver’s Take on U.S. Immigration Court

    John Oliver’s Take on U.S. Immigration Court
    On last Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver exposed some shocking flaws in our immigration system as only he can, including the fact that immigrants in deportation proceedings are not entitled to counsel. Incredibly,…
Rank this Week: 576

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Apr 25

    Study Rooms for Reading Week and Exam

    Study Rooms for Reading Week and Exam
    Reserve a Study Room Here. Study Rooms are available in the law library for your use but as a reminder they are heavily used during exams—so make sure to familiarize yourself with how to reserve one for you or your group:   Only…
  • Apr 23

    Flashcards Available for Checkout

    Flashcards Available for Checkout
    Do you like to use flashcards to study? Law in a Flash Flashcards are available for checkout at the circulation desk in the law library.  The flashcards circulate for three days. Topics currently available for checkout are: Contracts,…
  • Apr 20

    Upcoming Hours Changes for the Library

    Upcoming Hours Changes for the Library
    Reading and Exam Period (Starts Apr. 25) Monday-Thursday 7am-Midnight Friday 7am-10pm Saturday 9am-10pm Sunday 9am-Midnight   *Thursday, May 10 7am-8pm *Friday, May 11 7am-5pm *Saturday, May 12 Closed *Sunday, May 13 10am-3pm  …
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Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Free Law!

    Free Law!
    Image from https://www.loc.gov/law/The Digital Projects of the Law Library webpage created and maintained by the Library of Congress is an exciting source for free legal information. If you find yourself without a Westlaw, Lexis, or…
  • Apr 5

    This Sunday 4/8 - The library will be closing at 5 pm

    This Sunday 4/8 - The library will be closing at 5 pm
    Due to a law school event the library will be closing one hour early at 5 pm on Sunday 4/8.This closure includes law students.Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Mar 16

    Enjoy Sunshine Week—Literally and Figuratively

    Enjoy Sunshine Week—Literally and Figuratively
    Sunshine Week celebrates—and advocates for—the public's access to government information.Established by the American Society of News Editors and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, its marked by lots of…
Rank this Week: 577

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Apr 24

    "Law's Picture Books" wins the Joseph L. Andrews Award

    "Law's Picture Books" wins the Joseph L. Andrews Award
    I am extremely pleased and honored to announce that Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection (Clark, New Jersey: Talbot Publishing, 2017) has earned the 2018 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award from the American…
  • Apr 23

    Legal Research Clinic

    Legal Research Clinic
    Legal Research ClinicPractice, Review, and Learn before your summer internship, clerkship, or jobWednesday, May 16, 9:30 - 4 pm  
  • Apr 23

    Library Tip: Strategies for Summer Research

    Library Tip: Strategies for Summer Research
    Strategies for Summer Research An Abbreviated Form on this Guide can be found here.       1. Clarify the Scope of the Assignment (in writing). Ask good questions, even after you’ve started…
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Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 24

    Florida Public Service Commission Allows Solar Company to Offer Residential Solar Equipment Lease

    Florida Public Service Commission Allows Solar Company to Offer Residential Solar Equipment Lease
    On April 20, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) met to review a petition for a declaratory statement filed by Sunrun, Inc. The petition sought a declaratory statement that Sunrun residential solar equipment leases did not constitute…
  • Apr 20

    Controversy Over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Controversy Over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on April 12, 2018, on the CFPB’s Semi-Annual Report for the period April 1 to…
  • Apr 18

    International Maritime Organization Agrees on Climate Change strategy for Shipping Industry

    International Maritime Organization Agrees on Climate Change strategy for Shipping Industry
    Last week, the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is a body of the UN, met in London to discuss ways in which the shipping industry could respond to climate change. The IMO…
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John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 15

    Head of School Bookshelf, 2017-2018

    Head of School Bookshelf, 2017-2018
    Each term as head of school at Phillips Academy, I’ve put out a series of books for the faculty to enjoy.  Colleagues are free to keep the books, pass them along to others, or bring them back to the bookshelf … Continue…
  • Feb 26

    School heads stand in solidarity, call for action against gun violence

    School heads stand in solidarity, call for action against gun violence
    Gun violence must be addressed urgently. I can think of no topic more worthy of our nation’s leaders’ time and focus. Today, I join with fellow heads of school comprising the Eight Schools Association in…
  • Jan 12

    January 12 Community Letter

    January 12 Community Letter
    Today, I wrote to the Andover community with an update on new and ongoing initiatives to ensure the safety and well-being of our students. My full message can be read online.
Rank this Week: 502

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

Shares the latest news and events at Biddle and legal research tips. By the librarians of the Biddle Law Library and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/library/blog/
  • Apr 10

    Remember library READ posters?

    Remember library READ posters?
    To celebrate National Library Week, we created our own posters featuring Biddle staff. Come visit the library to see them on display!
  • Apr 4

    Legal Research & Scholarship News: April 2018

    Legal Research & Scholarship News: April 2018
    Below are the most recent additions to The Penn Law Legal Scholarship Repository. The Penn Law Legal Scholarship Repository, a service of the Biddle Law Library, collects and preserves the scholarly output of Penn Law. All works are…
  • Mar 1

    Scholarship News: March 2018

    Scholarship News: March 2018
    The Penn Law Legal Scholarship Repository is a service of the Biddle Law Library, which collects and preserves the scholarly output of Penn Law. All works are available for immediate download via PDF.
Rank this Week: 559

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

Covers marketing, networking, and professional development for law librarians.

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Feb 14

    Goodbye

    Goodbye
    Skiff – used as “skiff of snow” Slang in Saskatchewan for a few millimeters of fallen snow, not worth shovelling. I’d like to think that Simon Fodden would approve of the fillips that will bookend this final blog post.…
  • Nov 22

    Re-imagining The Library

    Re-imagining The Library
    Every day I think about this: if I were setting up  my library today, what would it look like? Aside from having lots of windows (I need sunlight!) I haven’t gotten very far on this. I serve two very disparate client bases: the…
  • Nov 1

    Tablet vs. computer vs. phone

    Tablet vs. computer vs. phone
    In my post Halloween sugar rush, my thoughts turn to young kids and how they interact with computer technology in all its forms from laptops to smart phones. There is a lot of fear about the harmful effects of computers as an electronic…
Rank this Week: 630

Claire's Blog

Claire's Blog

Coves libraries, web and other stuff.

http://clairejoanne.co.uk/
  • Dec 18

    Merry Christma

    Merry Christma
    Santa Escape the Room Game Snowflake templates Christmas Quiz (HuffPost) Ideas for recycling Christmas Cards  How to make a snowman out of things other than snow The Malteser Cake – video Quiz – Match the Christmas Tree to…
  • Aug 22

    Interesting Things of the Week #201

    Interesting Things of the Week #201
    SmartyPins – google maps + trivia game  A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL What if your library website…
  • Aug 22

    Interesting Things of the Week #201

    Interesting Things of the Week #201
    SmartyPins – google maps + trivia game  A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL What if your library website…
Rank this Week: 609

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 19

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016
    Body: ​SC19590 - State v. Connecticut Employees Union Independent ("This case presents the question of whether the public policy of Connecticut demands no less than termination of employment as the only appropriate disciplinary response…
  • Aug 19

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre
    Body: We are excited to announce the launch of our redesigned Newslog. Our goal is to provide visitors with a streamlined and readable blog that provides intuitive access as well as more subscription options.   One new feature is…
  • Aug 17

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16
    Body: ​SC19381 - Newland v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "This certified appeal involves two related claims raised by the petitioner, Gene Newland, for the first time during postconviction proceedings, namely, whether the…
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Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 605

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Jan 25

    Library Open from 10am - 6pm

    Library Open from 10am - 6pm
    The law school building and the law library will open at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 26th. The library will close at 6 pm.
  • Jan 22

    Library Closing at 1pm and Closed Saturday and Sunday

    Library Closing at 1pm and Closed Saturday and Sunday
    Due to the changing forecast from the National Weather Service, the Law Library and the University will close at 1 p.m. today, Friday, January 22nd and will remain closed Saturday and Sunday to ensure the safety of our community.
  • Jan 22

    Snow Day Book

    Snow Day Book
    Here are some great books to read during a long, snowy weekend, as recommended by UM Carey Law students, faculty and staff: Half of the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide The Best of Simple The Christmas Train The…
Rank this Week: 638

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic
    James Ming Chen, Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economics, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2705196 or http://bit.ly/FablesReconstruction: Environmental economics provides an…
  • Nov 3

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior
    James Ming Chen, Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2683557 or http://bit.ly/MomentaryLapses: The conventional capital asset pricing model (CAPM) remains the preferred…
  • Aug 29

    Law on the market

    Law on the market
    Daniel Martin Katz, Michael James Bommarito, Tyler Soellinger & James Ming Chen, Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2649726 or…
Rank this Week: 511

Strategic Librarian

Strategic Librarian

Covers strategies to develop and lead law firm libraries. By Nina Platt.

http://strategiclibrarian.com
  • Oct 6

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time
    I started the daily Pinhawk Librarian News Digest in the spring of 2011 and continued editing it until May of this year.  During that time I neglected this blog – posting only a few articles.  That’s going to change.…
  • Oct 6

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time
    I started the daily Pinhawk Librarian News Digest in the spring of 2011 and continued editing it until May of this year.  During that time I neglected this blog – posting only a few articles.  That’s going to change.…
  • Oct 6

    5 Practical Thoughts on Rightsizing the Law Firm Library – Budgeting for 2016

    5 Practical Thoughts on Rightsizing the Law Firm Library – Budgeting for 2016
    The days of budgeting by determining what was spent last year and adding a percentage of that amount to each line item are long gone in the law firm library world.  We’ve all heard about the many law firms who … Continue…
Rank this Week: 496

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 2

    Farewell

    Farewell
    Today the Hofstra Law library blog moves to a new space with a new look and new voices.  With sincere appreciation and apologies to T.S. Eliot, I say my farewell . . .You've read many posts from this Cat,And my opinion now is thatYou…
  • Oct 1

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?
    A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled last week that the Fifth Amendment protects the right of insider trading suspects to withhold the pass codes to their business cellular phones. Read more…
  • Sep 30

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 613

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Hints on Job Interview

    Hints on Job Interview
    (with thanks to Nancy Scott Hanway, in an article “A Foot in the Door at a Small Liberal-Arts College” at p. A23, in the Dec. 19 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. I found many of her suggestions, tailored to applicants…
  • Dec 30

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!
    Have your doctors' offices gotten on the bandwagon yet? There is this new trend to have Patient Gateways. The gateway keeps increasing its security. Now, it's like trying to get into Fort Knox. 2-factor security, where I have to include not…
  • Dec 9

    Google Master Class MOOC

    Google Master Class MOOC
    A while ago, Marie posted here about teaching her students better Google searching skills. I was looking at what Google makes available and was thrilled to locate the excellent MOOC they developed on Power Searching and Advanced Power…
Rank this Week: 603

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the…

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the usd research satellite

Covers the legal research center, legal news and legal research resources. By John Adkins.

http://lrc-orbit.typepad.com/lrc/
  • Nov 4

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest
    Check out this year's entries in ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest and vote for your favorite! Here's a sampling: [JML]
  • Nov 1

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

    LRC October Trivia Winner!
    Congratulations to our September trivia winner Katie Lepore! Question: The University of San Diego School of Law was founded in 1954. What was the original name of the building now known as Warren Hall? Answer: Thomas More Hall Stop by...
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
Rank this Week: 497